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Jorge Piñon: Senior Research Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin’s Energy Institute

Jorge Piñon: Senior Research Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin’s Energy Institute

Update: 2022-09-13
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Jorge Piñon spent 32 years working in the oil and gas sector and is now a senior research fellow at The University of Texas at Austin’s Energy Institute. In this episode, Piñon, who spent much of his career working in Latin America and Spain, talks about Cuba’s energy crisis, the devastation of Venezuela’s economy by the Chavistas, geothermal, South America’s dependence on hydropower, and how the U.S. became “the de facto refiner for Latin America.” (Recorded September 1, 2022.)

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Jorge Piñon: Senior Research Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin’s Energy Institute

Jorge Piñon: Senior Research Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin’s Energy Institute

Robert Bryce & Jorge Pinon